Template:Infobox Chinese-language singer and actor Michael Tse Tin Wah (born Template:Birth date) is a Hong Kong TVB actor.
Michael Tse graduated from TVB's Dance Training Class and worked with TVB as a dancer for 5 years. He then left TVB and formed a boy band group called 風火海 (Wind Fire Sea) with Jordan Chan and Jason Chu. Two CDs were then released in 1994 and 1995 accordingly by the boy band group. In 1996's Young and Dangerous(古惑仔), Tse acted as a character called "Tai Tin Yee" in the triad genre. The film was a huge success, which led to nine sequels and spinoffs before the series concluded in 2000. The boy band group was dismissed later then.
Tse participated Hong Kong's first modern musical Snow.Wolf.Lake (雪狼湖) in 1997. In 1998, Tse participated in the TV series A Kindred Spirit and officially becoming a TVB artist/ television actor. He was featured as the important supporting actor in many TV dramas like Detective Investigation Files (1999), Virtues of Harmony (2001-2003, 2003-2005) and Legal Entanglement (2002).
His breakout role was that of Man King Leung in the TVB drama series La Femme Desperado(2006), which gained him his popularity with the audience. In 2007, he was cast as the leading role of Ho Yee in the TV series Best Bet. Also in 2007, he participated in the joint partnership production between TVB and Henan TV spinoff of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing (舞動奇跡), and was the winner. Other TVB participants included Joe Ma (馬德鐘), Ng Ka Lok (吳家樂), Mandy Cho (曹敏莉), Sharon Chan (陳敏之), Sonija Kwok (郭羨妮), Shirley Yeung (楊思琦), and others totaling a group of 5 females and 5 males competing against the 5 females and 5 males from the Henan TV side.
His performance as gangster "Laughing Gor" in E.U. is regarded to be the main highlight of the series. His Role "Laughing Gor" became very popular with netizens and audiences of E.U.. Due to his popularity, a prequel/spin-off film of E.U. featuring "Laughing Gor", entitled Turning Point, was produced.
In December 2008, Michael Tse was involved in a car accident in the West Harbour Crossing and was arrested for drunk driving after an alcohol content examination. On 11th March 2009, he was found guilty at Eastern Magistracy and is sentenced to six weeks imprisonment with one year probation and fined $9500. His driving license is also suspended for eighteen months.
TVB series theme songsEdit
- Black and White Rhythm (黑白變奏) with Ron Ng and Sammul Chan, theme song for E.U. (2009).
- Savour (細味), theme song for The Season of Fate (2010).
- A Man's Diary (大丈夫日記) with Michael Miu, theme song for My Better Half (2010).
- The Official Forum of Tse Tin Wah
- Michael Tse at TVB
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- Michael Tse Tin-Wah at the Hong Kong Movie Database